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Anatomy of a blurb

Anatomy of a blurbAuthor: William BurrillClaim to fame: eye magazine columnistBook: Naked EyeBlurber: P. J. O’RourkeFirst contact between author and… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Fax

• A European Commission investigation into the cross-border fixing of book prices in Germany, Austria, and the German-speaking part of… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Nelvana at a glance

Founded: 1971 by then-York University students Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert, and British animator and designer Clive Smith.Offices: Nelvana employs… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Fax

CROWNING GLORY• According to Entertainment Weekly, a study commissioned by the American Booksellers Association shows African-Americans are just as likely… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• H.B. Fenn and Company has Rounders: A Screenplay and Rounders: A Novel, timed with the September release of the… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Overstating the case?In response to Tim Brandt’s letter decrying Penguin’s cross-promotion with Starbucks as an “evil” scheme (Sept., p. 3),… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Novalis Branches out

With its acquisition last year of Meakin & Associates, an Ottawa-based distributor of more than 30 publishers, Novalis Publishing became… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

A spiritual wellspring

This year’s selection of religious and spiritual books includes titles released under new imprints launched by Ballantine Books and California-based… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Roger Burford Mason

Roger Burford Mason, respected freelance journalist, publisher, and author, died on Oct. 4, shortly after the publication of his latest… Read More »

October 28, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News